undermining

undermining
undermīˈning noun
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  • undermining — index detrimental Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • undermining — paplovimas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Dirvožemio išnešimas, išgraužimas tekančio vandens iš po pastatų, kelių, pylimų. atitikmenys: angl. undercutting; undermining vok. Unterspülung, f; Unterwaschung, f rus. подмыв, m …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • undermining — paplovimas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Kranto arba šlaito apačios irimas dėl vaga arba šlaito papėde tekančio vandens ir bangų. atitikmenys: angl. undercutting; undermining vok. Unterspülung, f; Unterwaschung, f rus.… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Undermining (chess) — Undermining (also known as Removal of the Guard) is a chess tactic in which a defensive piece is captured, leaving one of the opponent s pieces undefended or underdefended. The opponent has the unpalatable choice between recapturing or saving the …   Wikipedia

  • undermining — noun The act or process by which something is undermined …   Wiktionary

  • undermining — Synonyms and related words: answer, complete answer, confounding, confutation, contradiction, controversion, demolition, denial, discrediting, effective rejoinder, overthrow, overthrowal, rebuttal, refutal, refutation, squelch, subversion, upset …   Moby Thesaurus

  • undermining — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A deliberate and underhanded effort to defeat or do harm to an endeavor: sabotage, subversion. See ATTACK …   English dictionary for students

  • undermining — n. digging under; slowly or gradually causing weakness or damagev. dig under, dig under the foundations of; slowly weaken or injure; sabotage, subvert …   English contemporary dictionary

  • undermining burrowing ulcer — 1. progressive synergistic gangrene. 2. Meleney u. (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

  • undermining the foundations of — destroying the base, ruining the foundation, uprooting …   English contemporary dictionary

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